Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Water will flow from his buckets,
And his seed will be by many waters,
And his king shall be higher than Agag,
And his kingdom shall be exalted.

King James Version

He shall pour the water out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.

Holman Bible

Water will flow from his buckets,
and his seed will be by abundant water.
His king will be greater than Agag,
and his kingdom will be exalted.

International Standard Version

He will pour water from his buckets, and his descendants will stream forth like abundant water. His king will be more exalted than Agag when he exalts his own kingdom.

A Conservative Version

Water shall flow from his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.

American Standard Version

Water shall flow from his buckets, And his seed shall be in many waters, And his king shall be higher than Agag, And his kingdom shall be exalted.

Amplified


“Water [that is, great blessings] will flow from his buckets,
And his offspring will live by many waters,
And his king will be higher than Agag,
And his kingdom shall be exalted.

Bible in Basic English

Peoples will be in fear before his strength, his arm will be on great nations: his king will be higher than Agag, and his kingdom made great in honour.

Darby Translation

Water shall flow out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in great waters, And his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.

Julia Smith Translation

He will shake out the water from his bucket, and his seed in many waters, and his king shall be lifted up above Agag, and his kingdom shall be raised up.

King James 2000

He shall pour the water out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will pour water from his buckets, and his offspring [will be] like many waters; his king will be higher than Agag, and his kingdom will be exalted.

Modern King James verseion

He shall pour the water out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters. And his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The water shall flow out of his bucket and his seed shall be many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag; and his kingdom shall be exalted.

NET Bible

He will pour the water out of his buckets, and their descendants will be like abundant water; their king will be greater than Agag, and their kingdom will be exalted.

New Heart English Bible

Water shall flow from his buckets. His seed shall be in many waters. His king shall be higher than Agag. His kingdom shall be exalted.

The Emphasized Bible

He poureth forth water from his buckets, And, his seed, is among many waters, - And taller than Agag is his King, And exalted is his kingdom.

Webster

He shall pour the water out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.

World English Bible

Water shall flow from his buckets. His seed shall be in many waters. His king shall be higher than Agag. His kingdom shall be exalted.

Youngs Literal Translation

He maketh water flow from his buckets, And his seed is in many waters; And higher than Agag is his king, And exalted is his kingdom.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He shall pour
נזל 
Nazal 
Usage: 16

out
נזל 
Nazal 
Usage: 16

דּלי דּלי 
D@liy 
Usage: 2

and his seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

shall be in many
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

and his king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

רוּם 
Ruwm 
Usage: 189

H90
אגג 
'Agag 
Usage: 8

and his kingdom
מלכיּה מלכת מלכוּת 
Malkuwth 
Usage: 91

References

Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

6 As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign aloes which the LORD has planted, and as cedars beside the waters. 7 “Water will flow from his buckets,
And his seed will be by many waters,
And his king shall be higher than Agag,
And his kingdom shall be exalted.
8 God brought him forth out of Egypt; he has, as it were, the strength of a unicorn; he shall eat up the Gentiles his enemies and shall break their bones and pierce them through with his arrows.



Cross References

2 Samuel 5:12

And David understood that the LORD had confirmed him as king over Israel and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.

1 Chronicles 14:2

And David, understanding that the LORD had confirmed him king over Israel and had lifted up his kingdom above his people Israel,

Jeremiah 51:13

O thou that dwellest among many waters, rich in treasures, thine end is come, the measure of thy covetousness.

Revelation 17:1

And there came one of the seven angels who had the seven vials and talked with me, saying unto me, Come here; I will show unto thee the condemnation of the great whore that sits upon many waters,

1 Samuel 15:8-9

And he took Agag, the king of the Amalekites, alive and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

1 Samuel 15:32-33

Then Samuel said, Bring me Agag, the king of Amalek. And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is near.

1 Kings 4:21

And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river unto the land of the Philistines and unto the border of Egypt, and they brought presents and served Solomon all the days of his life.

Ezra 4:20

and that there have been mighty kings in Jerusalem, who have ruled over all that is beyond the river, and that toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.

Psalm 2:6-10

Yet I have set my king upon Zion, the mountain of my holiness.

Psalm 18:43

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the Gentiles: a people whom I did not know served me.

Psalm 68:26

Bless ye God in the congregations, even the Lord, ye of the lineage of Israel.

Psalm 93:3-4

The rivers have lifted up, O LORD; the rivers have lifted up their voice; the rivers lift up their waves.

Psalm 145:11-13

Caph They speak of the glory of thy kingdom and talk of thy power,

Proverbs 5:16-18

Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of thy waters in the streets.

Isaiah 2:2

And it shall come to pass in the last of the days or times, that the mountain of the LORD's house shall be confirmed as the head of the mountains and shall be exalted above the hills; and all the Gentiles shall flow unto it.

Isaiah 9:7

The multitude of his dominion and the peace shall have no end upon the throne of David and upon his Kingdom, ordering it and confirming it in judgment and in righteousness from now on even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of the hosts will perform this.

Isaiah 48:1

Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, who call yourselves by the name of Israel, those that are come forth out of the waters of Judah, those who swear by the name of the LORD and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.

Daniel 2:44

And in the days of those kings the God of heaven shall raise up a kingdom which eternally shall never become corrupted, and this kingdom shall not be left to another people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.

John 1:49

Nathanael answered and said unto him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel.

Philippians 2:10-11

that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven and things in earth and things under the earth,

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet, and there were great voices in the heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are reduced unto our Lord and to his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.

Revelation 17:15

And he said unto me, The waters which thou hast seen, where the whore sits, are peoples and multitudes and nations and tongues.

Revelation 19:16

And he has on his garment and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

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